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Our award-winning books: June 2022 edition

Celebrating just a few of our titles, from Rapid Reviews: COVID 19 to Dressing Up

2022 is halfway in our rearview mirror, and we have much to celebrate already from six short months of publishing. We are thrilled to highlight just some of the accolades that have been granted to our authors in recent months, from PROSE to Foreword Reviews’ INDIES Awards. Read on to hear more about our recent successes, and sign up for our newsletter to be the first to learn about award announcements like these and other news from the Press.

How We Give Now: A Philanthropic Guide for the Rest of Us by Lucy Bernholz: Winner in Economics, PROSE Awards, 2022

Of Sound Mind: How Our Brain Constructs a Meaningful Sonic World by Nina Kraus: Winner in Biomedicine, PROSE Awards, 2022

Rapid Reviews: COVID 19: Winner in Innovations in Journal Publishing, PROSE Awards, 2022

Cover of Atlas of Forecasts by Katy Börner

Atlas of Forecasts: Modeling and Mapping Desirable Futures by Katy Börner: Winner in Engineering & Technology, PROSE Awards, 2022; and Winner of Award for Excellence in Physical Sciences and Mathematics, PROSE Awards, 2022

Red Lines: Political Cartoons and the Struggle against Censorship by Cherian George and Sonny Liew: Finalist in Nonfiction Graphic Novels and Finalist in Media and Cultural Studies, PROSE Awards, 2022

Seeing Human Rights: Video Activism as a Proxy Profession by Sandra Ristovska: Winner of the Outstanding Book Award, ICA, 2022

Change of State: Information, Policy, and Power by Sandra Braman: Winner of the Fellows Book Award, ICA, 2022

Bright Galaxies, Dark Matter, and Beyond: The Life of Astronomer Vera Rubin by Ashley Jean Yeager: Finalist in Biography & Autobiography, PROSE Awards, 2022

Documentary in Dispute: The Original Manuscript of Changing New York by Berenice Abbott and Elizabeth McCausland by Sarah M. Miller: Winner, College Art Association Alfred H. Barr Jr. Award from the College Art Association, 2022

Cover of WBCN and the American Revolution by Bill Lichtenstein

WBCN and the American Revolution: How a Radio Station Defined Politics, Counterculture, and Rock and Roll by Bill Lichtenstein: Silver Medalist in Best Regional Non-Fiction, US Northeast, Independent Publisher Book Awards, 2022 MHA STAR Award from the Massachusetts History Alliance, 2022

Owning the Street: The Everyday Life of Property by Amelia Thorpe: Shortlisted for the Socio-Legal Theory and History Prize from the Socio-Legal Studies Association, 2021
Shortlisted for the Australian Legal Research Awards Book Award, 2022

Just Money: Mission-Driven Banks and the Future of Finance by Katrin Kaufer and Lillian Steponaitis: Bronze Medalist in Business Philanthropy/Nonprofit/Sustainability, Axiom Business Book Awards, 2022

Open Strategy: Mastering Disruption from Outside the C-Suite by Christian Stadler, Julia Hautz, Kurt Matzler and Stephan Friedrich von den Eichen: Bronze Medalist in Business Disruption/Reinvention, Axiom Business Book Awards, 2022

The Transformation Myth: Leading Your Organization through Uncertain Times by Gerald C. Kane, Rich Nanda, Anh Nguyen Phillips and Jonathan R. Copulsky: Gold Medalist in Business Disruption/Reinvention, Axiom Business Book Awards, 2022

Electrify: An Optimist’s Playbook for Our Clean Energy Future by Saul Griffith: Silver Medalist in Business Intelligence/Innovation, Axiom Business Book Awards, 2022

Dressing Up: The Women Who Influenced French Fashion by Elizabeth Block: Winner of the Victorian Society in America Book Award, 2022

Mercury Stories: Understanding Sustainability through a Volatile Element by Hendrik Selin and Noelle Selin: Runner-up for Harold and Margaret E. Sprout Award, 2022

How to Talk to a Science Denier: Conversations with Flat Earthers, Climate Deniers, and Others Who Defy Reason by Lee McIntyre: Finalist in Political and Social Sciences (Adult Nonfiction), INDIES, 2021

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